Fritz Köppen

Biographical information

RolesCompeted in Olympic Games
Full nameFritz•Köppen
Used nameFritz•Köppen
Born28 June 1935 in Berlin, Berlin (GER)
Measurements178 cm / 70 kg
AffiliationsSC Einheit Dresden, Dresden (GER)
NOC Germany
Nationality East Germany


East German long jumper Fritz Köppen did not qualify for the final at the 1960 Roma Olympic Games. The versatile track and field athlete was East German Champion in the long jump in 1959 and the decathlon in 1957. Köppen studied to be a mechanic tool engineer.

Personal Best: LJ – 7.69 (1960).


Games Discipline (Sport) / Event NOC / Team Pos Medal Nationality As
1960 Summer Olympics Athletics GER GDR Fritz Köppen
Long Jump, Men (Olympic) 19 r1/2